The Illinois Fighting Illini will debut their new uniforms at a special event tomorrow night on the UI campus. Illinois Fighting Illini
student-athletes employees (according to a recent local NLRB ruling) from football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer and baseball will model several of the new uniforms.
You can watch the show on live stream at the University’s website FightingIllini.com
(UPDATE: John Groce and I have an exclusive conversation (AUDIO) about these uniforms, as well as talking shop about next basketball season)
(UPDATE: Tim Beckman and I have an exclusive conversation (AUDIO) about these uniforms, as well as talking shop about next football season)
In the meantime, a couple photos of the new uniforms leaked. And wow! They do look sharp. I’m loving these. Truly fantastic work by all those involved!
— Illinois Athletics (@IlliniAthletics) April 16, 2014
Illini basketball Coach John Groce, Illini football coach Tim Beckman and Illinois Fighting Illini Athletic Director Mike Thomas will meet the media and the public in regards to this development the next day, April 17th at NikeTown Chicago.
Here are a couple pictures that I took at the the Nike event today
View all the photos of the new Illinois Fighting Illini uniforms in the album below.
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